Short-eared Owl

8th September 2015 – bright and sunny SE2/3
Grounded Migrants
Again there was evidence of small-scale movement with 19 Robin, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blackcap and single Chiffchaff and Sedge Warbler logged.
Diurnal Migration
Another light passage produced 40 Swallow, 28 Meadow Pipit and 3 Siskin.
Wildfowl and Waders
The redhead Goosander put in another appearance and 9 Greenshank were seen.
A Short-eared Owl hunted the island through the morning and additional sightings included at least 13 Little Egret and 2 Merlin.
The light trap again produced Canary-shouldered Thorn amongst a small catch.